expire

Definitions:

  • To come to an end; terminate.
  • To breathe one's last breath; die.
  • To exhale; breathe out.
  • To breathe (something) out.
  • To give (something) off.
  • To breathe out; expel from the mouth or nostrils in the process of respiration; emit from the lungs: opposed to <em>inspire.</em>
  • To give out or forth insensibly or gently, as a fluid or volatile matter; exhale; yield.
  • To exhaust; wear out; bring to an end.
  • To emit the breath: opposed to <em>inspire.</em> Specifically
  • To emit the last breath; die.
  • To come to an end; close or conclude, as a given period; come to nothing; cease; terminate; fail or perish; end: as, the lease will <em>expire</em> on the first day of May; all his hopes of empire <em>expired.</em>
  • To come out; fly out.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Perish</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="die">die</internalXref>.
  • To emit the breath.
  • To emit the last breath; to breathe out the life; to die
  • To come to an end; to cease; to terminate; to perish; to become extinct
  • To burst forth; to fly out with a blast.
  • To breathe out; to emit from the lungs; to throw out from the mouth or nostrils in the process of respiration; -- opposed to <contr>inspire</contr>.
  • To give forth insensibly or gently, as a fluid or vapor; to emit in minute particles; to exhale
  • To emit; to give out.
  • To bring to a close; to terminate.
  • to <xref>die</xref>
  • to become <xref>invalid</xref>
  • to <xref>exhale</xref>; to <xref>breathe</xref> (out).
  • to exhale (something).
  • pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
  • expel air
  • lose validity
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